Arts & Health South West is an information, support and advocacy organisation for everyone who believes in the value of creativity in enhancing health and wellbeing.

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Activate, Dorset's  Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency


Improving young people's health and wellbeing. A framework for Public Health

PHE framework addresses specific health needs of young people including exploring creativity as a tool for maintaining wellbeing.

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Craftivists #wellMAKING Garden demonstrates public's desire for meaningful activity

The #wellMAKING project aims to encourage people to think about the nature of wellbeing using craft as a reflective tool.

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The Power of Music

A new study draws together different strands of research into the impacts of music making on the development of children and young people.

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New Arts Council England Research Grants (England)

To build knowledge and understanding of the impact of arts and culture, and promote collaboration between arts, culture and research.

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IAAC It's All About Culture

IAAC is a relatively new community organisation, set up early in 2013, here in Boscombe, Bournemouth. IAAC's aims and objectives are to improve community cohesion, better communication, while reducing social ...

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